Perception and prevalence of work-related health hazards among health care workers in public health facilities in southern India.

@article{Senthil2015PerceptionAP,
  title={Perception and prevalence of work-related health hazards among health care workers in public health facilities in southern India.},
  author={Arasi Senthil and Balasubramanian Anandh and Palsamy Jayachandran and Gurusamy Thangavel and Diana Josephin and Ravindran Yamini and Balakrishnan Kalpana},
  journal={International journal of occupational and environmental health},
  year={2015},
  volume={21 1},
  pages={74-81}
}
BACKGROUND Health care workers (HCWs) are exposed to occupational related health hazards. Measuring worker perception and the prevalence of these hazards can help facilitate better risk management for HCWs, as these workers are envisaged to be the first point of contact, especially in resource poor settings. OBJECTIVE To describe the perception of occupational health hazards and self-reported exposure prevalence among HCWs in Southern India. METHODS We used cross sectional design with… CONTINUE READING